CreateDomain Method (String)

AppDomain.CreateDomain Method (String)

 

Creates a new application domain with the specified name.

Namespace:   System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Public Shared Function CreateDomain (
	friendlyName As String
) As AppDomain

Parameters

friendlyName
Type: System.String

The friendly name of the domain.

Return Value

Type: System.AppDomain

The newly created application domain.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

friendlyName is null.

The friendlyName parameter is intended to identify the domain in a manner that is meaningful to humans. This string should be suitable for display in user interfaces.

This method overload uses the AppDomainSetup information from the default application domain.

The following sample demonstrates, in general, how to create a domain using one of the CreateDomain overloads.

' Set up the AppDomainSetup
Dim setup As New AppDomainSetup()
setup.ApplicationBase = "(some directory)"
setup.ConfigurationFile = "(some file)"

' Set up the Evidence
Dim baseEvidence As Evidence = AppDomain.CurrentDomain.Evidence
Dim evidence As New Evidence(baseEvidence)
evidence.AddAssembly("(some assembly)")
evidence.AddHost("(some host)")

' Create the AppDomain
Dim newDomain As AppDomain = AppDomain.CreateDomain("newDomain", evidence, setup)

SecurityPermission

for the ability to create and manipulate an application domain. Associated enumeration: SecurityPermissionFlag.ControlAppDomain. Security action: Demand.

SecurityPermission

to provide evidence. Associated enumeration: SecurityPermissionFlag.ControlEvidence.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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